A variety of fascinating legal issues arose in California during 2023 that promise to reverberate across the workplace investigation industry in coming years. Join past AWI presidents Amy Oppenheimer and Karen Kramer and current AWI President Eli Makus for a robust discussion on these essential topics.
This webinar will address how defamation claims can and do arise in the context of workplace investigations and give both internal and external investigators practical information and tools for anticipating and avoiding defamation concerns during investigations.
From opening to closing an investigation, every step throughout the process has important do’s and don’ts that can make or break a successful investigation. With decades of law firm and in-house counsel experience, two panelists will give an investigator's perspective.
This training will help you find your way to findings by identifying strategies on how to (1) craft an appropriate scope of investigation utilizing existing employer policies, (2) elicit relevant information from sometimes traumatized witnesses who are fearful of retaliation due to the alleged bullying, (3) determine whether bullying behavior is representative of discriminatory conduct; (4) make proper findings supported by the weight of the evidence; and (5) deal with tricky issues which can be unique to bullying investigations.